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Posted by: David Crawford on Dec 11, 2019

The holiday season from Thanksgiving to New Year's Day is a joyous season for some, but others find this season challenging. Rather than dwelling on the myriad reasons why the holidays can be difficult, we can take actions that increase our ability to overcome the challenges and ease their effects.

Posted by: Sara Neill on Dec 9, 2019

The holiday season is upon us. We already have had snow and there have been reindeer strategically placed around the Galleria since Halloween. Lego catalogs arrive in the mail every other day (ugh, we have so many Legos at our home we could open a museum) and the holiday aisles at Schnucks are stocked with red and green wrapping paper and M&Ms, mini-Christmas trees, and popcorn tins.

Posted by: Daniel Barnett on Nov 27, 2019

The holidays can be a great time of gathering with friends and family to share our gratitude, but we often overindulge and may harm our physical health. Please keep these 12 tips in mind to help stay healthy this holiday season.

Posted by: Susan Sagarra on Nov 6, 2019

Many lawyers are unaware of how to overcome their mental health issues. However, help is available if you take the time to address these issues in your life.

Posted by: William Bass on Nov 5, 2019

BAMSL is pleased to announce its partnership with Insurance Specialists, Inc. (ISI). ISI provides BAMSL members with a practical alternative to traditional insurance: a Level-Funded Health Plan.

Posted by: Sara Neill on Nov 1, 2019

In September, BAMSL hosted its annual "Welcome to the Bar" event for attorneys recently admitted to the Missouri Bar. The Hon. Stephen Clark of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri graciously welcomed the new attorneys in his courtroom, provided them with some sage advice, and then everyone headed to happy hour at the Missouri Athletic Club.

Posted by: Gregory Linhares on Nov 1, 2019

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri announces that the previously-proposed amendments to Local Rules 2.01, 2.03, 2.09, 2.11, 2.15, 2.17, 3.03, 4.01, 6.01, 6.02, 6.03, 6.05, 12.01, 12.04, 12.06, and 13.02 will take effect on November 1, 2019.

Posted by: Daniel Barnett on Oct 16, 2019

Compassion fatigue is the cumulative physical, emotional and psychological effect of exposure to traumatic stories or events when working in a helping capacity, combined with the strain and stress of everyday life.

Posted by: Daniel Barnett on Oct 9, 2019

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October 10 is World Mental Health Day, a day for us to unite in our efforts to improve the mental health of people around the world. The theme selected for this year is suicide prevention, because one person dies by suicide every 40 seconds.

Posted by: Susan Sagarra on Oct 8, 2019

The Saint Louis Bar Foundation, the philanthropic arm of The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL), honored five individuals during its 12th annual Spirit of Justice Awards Celebration on Friday, October 4 at the St. Louis Club in Clayton, MO.

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20 firms participating in the Hon. Richard B. Teitelman Memorial St. Louis Pro Bono Challenge reported providing over 27,813 hours of pro bono legal services in 2019, and over 100,370 total hours have been reported since the Challenge started in 2017.